07Jan2016

FLIGHT DELAY COMPENSATION – Some things you may not know

Are you aware that if you have experienced an extended delay whilst travelling in the past six years you have the right to claim up to 600 Euro in compensation for every member of your party under the Provisions of EU Regulation (EC) 261/2004? Compensation depends on four key factors – The type of disruption
  • 7 Jan, 2016
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17Nov2015

Collaborative Divorce

  Preserve your assets and relationships with cooler heads Divorce often comes at the end of a bitter relationship struggle where the parties have hammered each other mercilessly. As each hammers the other, both seek retribution to redress their view of the other’s wrongdoing. Into the fray is thrown all the belongings, the home and
  • 17 Nov, 2015
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17Nov2015

Experiences of an Apprentice Solicitor

Many people choose to study law for many different reasons; for me it has always been something that I wanted to do. Throughout my education I tailored my studies to fit a legal career. The immediate struggle for us wannabe solicitors is in obtaining a training contract – a two-year traineeship with a law firm.
  • 17 Nov, 2015
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22Jan2015

Is January really divorce month?

In recent years, the perception has arisen that January is the month most likely for clients to talk to solicitors about divorce.  This is actually an urban myth.  Whilst it may be true that some families fall out over the festive period or get involved in financial difficulties which result in a realisation that things
  • 22 Jan, 2015
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11Jun2014

Inheritance Tax Planning

The Office for Budget Responsibility estimates that Inheritance Tax (IHT) will be charged to one in every ten estates in the tax year 2018-2019, rather than only one in forty in 2009-2010. With house prices resuming their inflationary trend and a nil-rate band frozen at £325, 000, HMRC’s proceeds from IHT will reach £5, 800
  • 11 Jun, 2014
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03Jun2014

Medical Negligence Cases – A Basic Guide

In the past 20 years there has been a large increase in the number of medical negligence cases being brought as people become more aware of issues involving their health and the problems which can arise when being treated for a medical condition or in hospital.   Everyone is now familiar with stories about waiting lists,
  • 3 Jun, 2014
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14Apr2014

The Mortgage Lifestyle Questionnaire

The news today has been dominated by new guidelines which are to be applied by mortgage lenders from today onwards. There have been many headlines about a so called “lifestyle questionnaire” which will include enquiries into matters such as the amount the borrowers spend on things such as haircuts (sadly no longer a major expense
  • 14 Apr, 2014
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